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Salaries by Major at Illinois Institute of Technology

How much money do Illinois Institute of Technology graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $58,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $79,300 on average.

In terms of specific areas of study, the following is a ranking of degree programs by the median first-year starting salaries for IIT graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $75,600 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $68,400 and Computer Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $61,700 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Design and Applied Arts (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $89,300 followed by Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) at $70,800 and Law (First Professional Degree) who earn $59,300 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Illinois Institute of Technology graduates who received federal financial aid in the form of grants or loans. Not all graduates or fields of study are represented as data for some degree programs are omitted for privacy purposes.

Median first-year earnings for Illinois Institute of Technology graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Design and Applied Arts (Master's Degree) $89,300
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $75,600
Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) $70,800
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $68,400
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $61,700
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $60,900
Architectural Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,600
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,600
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $59,900
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $59,500
Law (First Professional Degree) $59,300
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $51,900
Architecture (Master's Degree) $51,300
Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $46,900

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=145725 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Illinois Institute of Technology.